Adamawa: N10,000 monthly allowance for corps members excites NYSC management

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The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Adamawa, has commended Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri for introducing a N10,000 monthly allowance to corps members serving in the state.

Malam Mohammed Lawal, the State NYSC Coordinator, gave the commendation during the opening ceremony of the 2024 batch A, stream 2, orientation course in Girei on Tuesday.

He said the scheme would continue to support the good policies and programmes of the state government, saying that the N10,000 monthly allowance would have a significant impact on the lives of the corps members.

Lawal said 1,309 corps members were deployed to the state, adding that after their three-week orientation course, the corps would be posted out to different places of primary assignment for proper engagement.

He appealed to the employers to accept and consider the corps members as partners in progress and he lauded them for their regular cooperation towards the success of the scheme.

In his remarks, Gov. Fintiri, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, reiterated his administration’s continued support for the NYSC scheme for optimal performance.

He admonished the corps members to be conscious of their collective and individual security, noting that Adamawa had been a very peaceful state.

“We regard the NYSC as a strategic partner in the implementation of our people oriented programmes, especially in education, healthcare, agriculture and rural development.

“As corps members posted to serve in Adamawa, you are now bona fide citizens of the state. As such, we expect you to distinguished yourselves in your various places of primary assignment,” he advised.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the oath of allegation was administered on the corps members by the state chief judge, Justice Hafsat Abdurrahaman.

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